Normalizing Gender Equality
19 Pages Posted: 1 Oct 2021 Last revised: 3 Nov 2021
Date Written: September 30, 2021
Essay accompanying the lecture delivered at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel on May 12, 2021, as part of the Emile Verhaeren chair. In this essay, I argue for a better understanding of social norms’ role in upholding existing gender hierarchies.
Keywords: gender, gender equality, social norms, gender norms, parenthood, ideal worker
JEL Classification: D83, J16, Z13
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